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08/21/2019 - 9:10am

With the generous support of the community, Operation Threshold of Grundy County had one of their most successful Back to School Supply Drives yet, gathering enough funds and supplies to provide more than 80 local students with everything they need for the new school year.

 

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08/21/2019 - 8:57am
Having been involved in Scouts USA (formerly Boy Scouts of America) since his childhood, local resident and Grundy County Memorial Hospital Physicians Assistant Mike Knutsen knew when he got the chance to visit the World Scout Jamboree in West Virginia this summer, he couldn’t pass up this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.   The World...
08/21/2019 - 8:52am
Another detour is in store for motorists, as the Iowa DOT announced a portion of Highway 14 north of Grundy Center will be closed for a culvert replacement beginning August 26th. Construction is expected to last through October 18th.   The news comes just as the DOT announced in late July that Highway 14 toward Marshalltown will be closed...
08/21/2019 - 8:40am
As residents and officials around the state seek new ways to address the shortage of rock on gravel roads, the board of supervisors discussed a potential policy that would allow landowners and the county to share costs in the future.             County Engineer Gary Mauer reported that he...
08/21/2019 - 8:36am
The BCLUW school board denied two open enrollment out requests and approved the fundraisers for the 2019-2020 school year during a brief meeting on Monday evening at the elementary library.             According to Superintendent Ben Petty, both of the open enrollment requests were filed late...
08/19/2019 - 2:11pm
On the heels of his latest controversial remarks, Republican Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) hosted a town hall meeting at the Grundy Community Center on Saturday morning, and just one constituent showed up.             Freelance photographer Brenna Norman of Cedar Falls, who was on assignment...
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